All the professional peace processors and self-appointed Middle East “experts” don’t grasp the simple fact that an unassuming real estate developer-turned-presidential son-in-law understands:: the conflict between Palestinian Arabs and Israel has no solution.
Despite their staunch support for Israel, evangelical and fundamentalist Christians are disliked by many American Jews. Why?
The Second Get Law has been around for fifteen years and has been upheld by appellate courts and will continue to be despite Judge Bartlett's reversal
The State Dept’s new Israel-bashing, falsehood-filled “Country Reports on Terrorism 2016” – which blames Israel for Palestinian terrorism against innocent Israelis – has caused us to lose confidence in Tillerson’s ability to promote Trump’s Mideast agenda.
"But words can never hurt me" is just a silly, inaccurate line from a rhyme. Words do MATTER.
Islamists in Gaza, Jordan, east Jerusalem, and within the Israeli Arab community, had the upper hand in their ability to push their interpretation of events claiming Israel intended to destroy the mosque to make way for a third Temple
Wise was especially furious when Silver helped persuade Republican leaders to insert a pro-Zionist plank in their 1944 party platform.
To clarify: To the Palestinians this crisis is not about a metal detector or a security camera they want dismantled. It is Israel that they want dismantled.
Sinai-stan, Hamas-stan, Hezbollah-stan, and Syria-stan already have emerged on Israel’s southern and northern borders. This is more than enough for Israel to handle. A Pales-stan on Israel’s eastern border would be unbearable. Israel can’t and won’t let it rise.
The reason we’re still banished from the Temple Mount is not because some women want to pray at the Kotel with tefillin and Torah scrolls; it’s not because other Jews, who believe this is prohibited, attempt to block them. But it may well because of the type of rhetoric and methods that both sides use against each other.
As a non-observant Jew I was always skeptical towards the claim of my more devout kin-folk that the Temple Mount was the key to the maintenance of Jewish sovereignty over Israel. I was wrong!
Kelly’s walking into something that will be a tougher challenge than homeland security. He’s a good choice, and we have reason to hope for good things to come of it.